This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students –  including clinic cases, honors, awards, student events, media mentions, books published, fellowships received, and community service.  If you are a current student, we encourage you to submit story ideas and photos for inclusion on this page. If you have recently published an op-ed, were cited or quoted in the media, or published a paper, please tell us about it here. Student prizes are awarded annually.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Report Shows Warring Parties Fail to Provide Reparations to Civilians in Yemen 

A new report by Mwatana for Human Rights and the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School finds that warring parties have failed to provide reparations to civilian victims of their international-law violations in Yemen.

Friday, June 10, 2022

Medical-Legal Partnerships Advocate for Equitable Care

The Medical-Legal Partnerships program at the Law School provided free legal services to more than 350 New Haven clients in 2021 alone.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Q&A: LEAP Student Fellow Emma Findlen LeBlanc ’24

Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) student fellow Emma Findlen LeBlanc ’24 discusses how her anthropological research in Canada affects her approach to animal law.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

MFIA Welcomes New Student Directors 

Alice Longenbach ’23, Paul Meosky ’23, and Chelsea Thomeer ’23 will serve as the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic’s student directors this fall.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Feds: National Guard Members on State Duty Can Join Unions

Rekha Kennedy ’23 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in report about a decision that gives active National Guard members the right to unionize.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Settlement Confirms National Guard Members in State Status May Unionize

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic represented plaintiffs in a case settled on May 17 that allows National Guard members on state active duty to organize and join labor unions.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Start-up Within a Clinic: the Tech Accountability & Competition Project at MFIA

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic’s Tech Accountability & Competition project is dedicated to reducing the harms caused by the excessive use of power in today’s digital marketplaces.